Mr. Live Wire

Mr. Live Wire
Mr. Live Wire is an avid news reader who translates media reports for persons who can handle the truth. And satire. Unlike Jack Nicholson, he rarely yells.

Rowley violently assaults CAL merger

Opposition Leader Keith Rowley might have had a Trinidad Express reporter seeking therapy yesterday after he said that Caribbean Airlines’ costly take over of Air Jamaica was bleeding Trinidad and Tobago financially  “like a chop neck.” Mr Live Wire cannot confirm that Rowley then said: “Just keeping it real, son.” …

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Dr Death: Health Minister puts common sense on life support

One in five persons who buy pharmaceutical drugs today will be given counterfeit products. Some of those unwitting customers will suffer fatal reactions. That’s all. Have a nice day, Trinidad and Tobago. Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan again demonstrated his profound usefulness and suitability for a managerial role by scaring …

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Airport employee rewrites rules for take-home pay

A brazen employee allegedly grabbed as much cash as he could hold, in full view of security cameras, and walked off the job in Trinidad. But enough about Jack Warner. A 23-year-old Cambio Exchange employee at the Piarco International Airport supposedly drew up his own retirement package on Saturday morning …

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Principal suspended for slapping standard three boy

A Rio Claro primary school teacher has been suspended and may face criminal charges after slapping a standard three student. The student, according to the Trinidad Guardian report, was allegedly struck with such force that the principal’s hand printed out on his face. Medical officials, we cannot confirm, said the …

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CLICO Commissioner set to batter Monteil; with a pillow

CLICO commissioner Sir Anthony Colman has had enough of former finance director Andre Monteil’s refusals to testify before the commission of enquiry and, according to the Trinidad Express, is set to launch criminal proceedings. No one, not even a millionaire with political connections, is above the law. So exactly how …

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“Kam-Jack” on the rocks; PM calls Warner an “oxymoron”

Jack Warner probably has British soul singer Adele’s “21” album on repeat these days. And there was another excuse for ice cream and chocolates last night as Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar recommended that he “clear his name” rather than worry about the Chaguanas West seat. Persad-Bissessar seemed unimpressed with Warner’s …

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Jack spoiling for a fight in Chaguanas

Jack Warner did not try to prove his innocence of a stream of financial crimes last night at the Pierre Recreation Ground, Charlieville. He just tried to taint everyone else by association. FIFA, he said, paid bills at the Centre of Excellence. Only FIFA never actually claimed ownership of the …

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Tunapuna Police creates own SOE on Un-Fairley Street

Upper Fairley Street in Tunapuna is supposedly plagued by drug trafficking and suffered two murders within the last two years. Senior Superintendent David Abraham thinks he knows just the right response. Start making drug-related arrests and let the courts clean up the area? Nope. That would take too long. Infiltrate …

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Fuad’s family affair; taxpayers’ bill included

Do you know what your wife is up to while you’re at work? Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan has solved that problem albeit at the taxpayers’ expense. The Trinidad Guardian reported today that Dr Carol Bhagan-Khan, wife of the Health Minister, is set to be unveiled as the new executive …

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